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‘Golden Horizon’ management stays in-house

Croatia-based DIV Group has selected subsidiary company Brodosplit Ship Management (BSM) to manage deck, engine and hotel services for the world’s largest cruise sailing vessel - ‘Golden Horizon’. She was built at DIV’s Brodosplit shipyard and is due [Read more...]

December 12th, 2020|

‘Lofoten’ to become training ship

After nearly six decades operating on the Norwegian coast, Hurtigruten’s ‘Lofoten’ is to leave the fleet to become a training ship. Hurtigruten has signed a letter of intent with the Norway-based educational foundation Maritim videregående skole Sørlandet (Sørlandet’s [Read more...]

November 28th, 2020|

SWS starts building first cruise ship

Fincantieri has held the coin laying ceremony for a newbuilding cruise ship at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC). She is under construction for CSSC Carnival Cruise Shipping, a joint venture between [Read more...]

November 14th, 2020|

Ship sales

The final result of the auction of the CMV operated fleet is as follows, according to broker CW Kellock: ‘Marco Polo’ for $2.77 mill to undisclosed interests (pictured) ‘Magellan’ for $3.43 mill to interests connected with Seajets She [Read more...]

November 14th, 2020|

Fosen to complete ‘Honfleur’

Norway’s Fosen shipyard is to complete the fitting out of the LNG powered ropax ‘Honfleur’ for Brittany Ferries. ‘Honfleur’ was originally ordered at Flensburger (FSG), where her construction started in 2018. The 42,400 gt newbuilding is now being [Read more...]

October 27th, 2020|

Cruise ships change hands

Mystic Cruises has purchased the 1993-built 55,400 gt cruise ship ’Vasco de Gama’ at auction. She was involved in the ongoing auction of the cruise ships owned by the Global Maritime Group of Greece, previously operated Cruise and Maritime [Read more...]

October 26th, 2020|

More ships quit cruising

India’s first dedicated cruise line is to cease operations. Jalesh Cruises blamed the impact of the pandemic and uncertainty over when cruising would resume for its closure. Jalesh had previously announced it would resume operations in November, 2020 [Read more...]

October 12th, 2020|

Four more Carnival ships sold

Among the latest Carnival Cruise Line cruise ships to be sold were the sisterships ‘Carnival Fascination’ (pictured) and ‘Carnival Inspiration’. This move is part of Carnival Corp’s plan to shed 18 less efficient ships across its brands. Launched [Read more...]

September 24th, 2020|